Seventh-round Titans return man Marc Mariani turned the game around with a 71-yard scamper to set up Tennessee’s winning touchdown in a 34-27 triumph over Dallas.
Titans RB Chris Johnson broke out for 131 yards and two touchdowns, including this sweet 42-yard gain.
Rookie cornerback Alterraun Verner shined on the road again for the Titans.
Tennessee’s aggressiveness throwing the ball with Vince Young paid off early.
SI’s Peter King thinks the Titans are a top-eight team in the NFL.
Jean-Jacques Taylor of the Dallas Morning News doesn’t believe the Cowboys will escape their current hole because they simply are a bad, dumb team.
Cowboys G Leonard Davis wasn’t the only member of the offensive line to struggle.
12 Cowboys penalties, especially one for celebrating by Marc Colombo, did the Cowboys in.
Dallas players seemed to be in disbelief after the loss: “We’re going to be digging out of this all season,” Tony Romo said. “This is a
long process. Stacking together wins, I was hoping that today was going
to be a good start after the bye but it obviously wasn’t.”
The Cowboys put together over 500 yards of offense, including a 100-yard day for Felix Jones on the ground.